lunes, enero 18, 2021
People have been saying for a long time that smart cities will revolutionize how we live. Today’s smart city applications are beginning to prove those predictions to be true. But the real disruption will come with 5G, which is going to transform the city into a dynamic platform that can support a...
Spending on smart city technology is expected to reach US$327 billion by 2025, up from US$96 billion in 2019, according to a new forecast from Frost & Sullivan. The analyst company said an uncertain post-pandemic situation will compel cities to focus on developing collaborative, data-driven infrastructure for use in healthcare, public security services and...
Amazon nos sorpendió en el Super Bowl 2020 con este comercial absolutamente genial, en el que se compara el dispositivo ALEXA con las ALEXA´s de otros tiempos.  Historia de Amazon Alexa Introducción Alexa es un asistente virtual desarrollado por Amazon, utilizado por primera vez en los altavoces inteligentes Amazon Echo. Alexa puede responder...
Orlando, Florida, has launched its first-ever smart city strategy to “guide efforts to be a centre of innovation, technological advancement and resilience”. The Future-Ready City Plan has been presented – via a virtual meeting room – for additional feedback from residents and will be taken to City Council for approval next...
El Internet de las cosas (IoT) se ha convertido en un fenómeno genuino en los últimos años. No solo ha cambiado la vida cotidiana de los consumidores comunes: hay una gran cantidad de dispositivos conectados a IoT, desde teléfonos inteligentes hasta termostatos, sino que también ha tenido un gran impacto en el...
Carlo Ratti, an Italian architect and engineer who is also a leading voice on technology in urban space considers China to be ‘the inspiration’ to the rest of the world competing in the smart city development race. According to Ratti who is co-curating Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture 2019 in Shenzen,...
The pandemic lockdowns have shown how much healthier city life could be without clogged streets, deafening noise and polluted air. But will the virus boost efforts for greener cities? The technology is already there. The pandemic has achieved what climate activists and green technology campaigners have not even dared to...
En la reunión inaugural de la junta asesora de SmartCitiesWorld, Jeff Risom, director de innovación de Gehl Architects, exploró cómo se podría gestionar el ámbito público en la era posterior a la pandemia. Es un claro recordatorio del impacto de la pandemia mundial que la capacidad del espacio de oficinas...
Municipalities turn to artificial intelligence to understand what is happening in their cities. The pandemic has dealt a body blow to many of the world’s cities. As they seek to recover from the economic and social fall-out from COVID-19, municipalities are stepping up efforts to deploy big data and artificial...
Density – it’s part of what makes cities bustling cosmopolitan hubs for transnational commerce and mobility. It is also what makes them particularly vulnerable to the risks of outbreaks such as COVID-19, with some experts arguing it will force a significant rethink of urban planning if we are to achieve long-term survival...
Around the world, national and municipal governments have been deploying smart city technology in the fight against the coronavirus, using it to track the spread of the pandemic and support the implementation of medical strategies. As well as demonstrating the value of smart technologies, these new applications are helping shape the future of...
Over half of the planet now lives in cities, and more than two-thirds of the world’s population will be urbanized by 2050. Cities are proactively working across borders to build coalition networks and resist nationalist policies. They contribute to four-fifths of global GDP, and are taking centerstage in securing...
The Health Code app in China has helped to reduce infection cases quickly and avert a larger loss of life. It is one of the functions of a 'smart city'. This note discovers the potential of smart cities and the economic value of the technology in China Technology is an economic...
As a result of COVID-19 many of us have embraced technology to keep connected to our families, friends, teachers and work colleagues. However, few of us will be aware of how emerging technologies, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) – a key building block of smart cities – is...
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed some of the shortcomings of major cities in times of crisis. As the world searches for ways to make urban areas more resilient, smart city initiatives offer some of the answers. Outbreaks of communicable disease have a long history of changing cities for the better....